MENLO SCHOOL • SINCE 1915

Upper School Teams

Baseball - Varsity

About the Team

Menlo jumped out to a 5-1 mark to start the season before finishing the season fourth in league, picking up wins against CCS Div. V champion Hillsdale and CCS Div. II top seed Aptos.

The Knights won back-to-back Central Coast Section championships in 2016 and 2017. In 2016, Menlo compiled a 20-7 overall record and won its first Central Coast Section title since 2011. Menlo, which also won CCS titles in 1988, 1989, 2004, 2010, and 2011, became just the second school in section history to reach the championships four straight seasons 2010-2013. Menlo players consistently have gone on to play at NCAA Div. I to Div. III programs and in the majors.

The Coach

David Trujillo, 2022

David Trujillo (Third Year)

Trujillo comes to Menlo after serving on the coaching staff at Menlo-Atherton for seven years - three of those as varsity head coach. After leading the JV team to top finishes in its divisions in his first three seasons, he took the head coaching role in 2019. A season later, he led the varsity team to a PAL Bay Division championship and last season, his team advanced to the CCS Div. III playoffs. Previously, Trujillo taught P.E. and coached in the middle school at Menlo.

Trujillo is passionate about mentoring, inspiring and developing young student-athletes, and has a proven track record helping them to develop successful habits both on and off the field. For over 15 years, he has offered private baseball instruction and led various travel teams in the Bay Area.

Before his coaching career, Trujillo played professional baseball from 2002-2005, for both the Evansville Otters of the Frontier League and the Chico Outlaws of the Golden Baseball League, where he was named Nextel MVP in 2004. He holds a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from UNLV, and was named NCAA Div. I First Team All-American, with a .345 batting average, and a team-high 18 home runs.

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Honors & Awards

CCS Champions

1988, 1989, 2004, 2010, 2011, 2016, 2017

League Champions

1973, 1974, 1975, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2019

CCS Scholastic Champions

2010, 2014, 2019

Baseball News

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Coaches

Head coach: David Trujillo
Assistant coaches: Mike McAdams, Robert Alarcon, Vince Cruz, Steve Kelleher, Robert Lopez, David Ross

Baseball

CCS Champions

1988, 1989, 2004, 2010, 2011, 2016, 2017

League Champions

1973, 1974, 1975, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2019

CCS Scholastic Champions

2010, 2014, 2019

About the Team

 The Knights won back-to-back Central Coast Section championships in 2016 and 2017. In 2016, Menlo compiled a 20-7 overall record and won its first Central Coast Section title since 2011. Menlo, which also won CCS titles in 1988, 1989, 2004, 2010, and 2011, became just the second school in section history to reach the championships four straight seasons 2010-2013. Menlo players consistently have gone on to play at NCAA Div. I to Div. III programs and in the majors.

ABOUT THE COACH

David Trujillo
(First year)

Trujillo comes to Menlo after serving on the coaching staff at Menlo-Atherton for seven years - three of those as varsity head coach. After leading the JV team to top finishes in its divisions in his first three seasons, he took the head coaching role in 2019. A season later, he led the varsity team to a PAL Bay Division championship and last season, his team advanced to the CCS Div. III playoffs. Previously, Trujillo taught P.E. and coached in the middle school at Menlo.

Trujillo is passionate about mentoring, inspiring and developing young student-athletes, and has a proven track record helping them to develop successful habits both on and off the field. For over 15 years, he has offered private baseball instruction and led various travel teams in the Bay Area.

Before his coaching career, Trujillo played professional baseball from 2002-2005, for both the Evansville Otters of the Frontier League and the Chico Outlaws of the Golden Baseball League, where he was named Nextel MVP in 2004. He holds a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from UNLV, and was named NCAA Div. I First Team All-American, with a .345 batting average, and a team-high 18 home runs.